Sunday, May. 26, 2024

Chronicle’s 2018 Holiday Pets Gallery



They’re a big part of our life, so it’s only logical that they take part in our holiday cheer. Every year readers submit photos of their pets celebrating the season, so we’ve compiled all of them for you.


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(From left) Daisy Mae, Koda (dog), Khemo Khesha+/, Lauren Bates, Elekhtric Toi DRA, all owned by Lauren Bates. Photo Courtesy of Sherry Bates

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Abigail Savannah Keating, owned by Cynthia Brewster-Keating. Photo Courtesy of Cynthia Brewster-Keating

Alexa Anastasio

Chippy, Violet, Rosie, Gina and Peek a Boo with Alexa Anastasio. Photo Courtesy of Ann Anastasio

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Gibbs (horse) and Maple (beagle), owned by Annie Patterson. Photo Courtesy of Annie Patterson

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Aspen Mickelson and Ariel. Photo Courtesy of Sue Mickelson

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The aftermath of Aspen Mickelson and Ariel’s photoshoot. Photo Courtesy of Sue Mickelson

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Bernie, owned by Rachelle Barstow. Photo Courtesy of Rachelle Barstow

Brenda Tananbaum

Bert and & Ernie (Jack Russells) and Quito, owned by Brenda Tananbaum. Leslie Newing Photo

Cheri Manning

Brody (chestnut) and Max (gray). Photo Courtesy of Catherine Swinson

Cindy Davis

Investment Art with Kendyll Taylor (4), Lexi Wisniewski (5), Riley Wisniewski (7) and Jordyn Taylor (9). Photo Courtesy of Cindy Davis

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Clark Gable, owned by Mary Mulcahy. Photo Courtesy of Mary Mulcahy


Franklin Square, owned by Veronica Finkelstein. Niamh O’Connell/Hoof Woof Images Photo

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Emma Hattemer and Little Paddocks Amadeus. Photo Courtesy of Elissa Hattemer

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Gulfstream, owned by Susan Kelly. Photo Courtesy of Susan Kelly

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Harlow, owned by Brooke and TJ Schneider. Photo Courtesy of Brooke Schneider

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Holiday High, owned by Jill Spencer. Maddie Delgado-Carlsen Photo

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Brooks Robinson and Curry. Photo Courtesy of Sherry Lukens


Millie, owned by Katie Petronelli. Photo Courtesy of Jessica Adler


Ciaran, owned by Joscyln Pearson. Neighland/Lynlee Dutton Photo


Kitty (horse) and Bella (dog), owned by Amy Perlow. Photo Courtesy of Amy Perlow


Dontpokethecobra, aka Chaz, owned by DeeDee Hutcherson. Photo Courtesy of DeeDee Hutcherson


Arlo, owned by Louisa McGarty. Photo Courtesy of Louisa McGarty

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Leeza (pony), Tater Tot (mini), Ace (dog) with Jake Jones. Photo Courtesy of Em Jones

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Mavis (dog, fostered by Jill Alchorn) and Colin (horse, owned by Jill Alchorn). Photo Courtesy of Jill Alchorn


Air Force One (horse) and Mini Cooper (mini), owned by Kama Godek. Photo Courtesy of Kama Godek

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Corrina, Cutty, Myrlie, owned by Kathy Pinera. Photo Courtesy of Kathy Pinera


Kleary’s M&M and breeder/owner Lucinda A. Romero. Photo Courtesy of Karen E. Young

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Lazy J Silver Bail, owned by Emma Monroe. Photo Courtesy of Jessica Monroe

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Lionel (donkey) and Maynard, owned by Trish Madonia. Photo Courtesy of Trish Madonia

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Lucky Charms and friends. Photo Courtesy of Christina Moutray

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Poco (left) and Pyro, owned by Lynn Witmer. Photo Courtesy of Lynn Witmer


Dakota (left) and Sweetie, owned by Maddie Delgado-Carlsen. Photo Courtesy of Maddie Delgado-Carlsen

Maggie Cowling

(From left) Bart, Maggie Cowling, Peanut (dog), Vanna, and Lillie (mini horse), owned by Maggie Cowling. Photo Courtesy of Baylee Pitts

Mary Bacon

Molly (pony) and Fiona, owned by Mary Bacon. Photo Courtesy of Mary Bacon

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Momma Squirrel. Photo Courtesy of Allison Howell

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Ryder and Corduroy, owned by Nicole Dumas. Photo Courtesy of Nicole Dumas

Patty Davis

(from left) Gypsy Time Traveler with J.R. Lattimer and Gigi (owned by Patty Davis) with Hannah Kray. Photo Courtesy of Barbara Kray

Peggy Kline

Peggy Kline and The Graduate. Photo Courtesy of Treena Hall

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Pounce, owned by Allison Howell. Photo Courtesy of Allison Howell

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Puck, owned by Juliana Jacquemin. Photo Courtesy of Juliana Jacquemin

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Rêverie de Darco, owned by Amy Nelson. Victoria DeMore Photography Photo

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Rip, owned by Jayne Sonntag. Photo Courtesy of Jayne Sonntag


Maggie, owned by Veronica Finkelstein. Photo Courtesy of Veronica Finkelstein

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Pasha Nariya, aka Scooter, owned by Emley Ditamore. Photo Courtesy of Beth Fisher

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Severn Savannah, owned by JudithAnn Hartman. Photo Courtesy of JudithAnn Hartman

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Sweet Coraline, owned by Sharon Hirsch. Photo Courtesy of Sharon Hirsch

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Sophie, owned by Julie Griffen. Photo Courtesy of Ashten Sfarnas


Spock, cared for by Mary Cookingham. Photo Courtesy of Alexis d’Auria

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Bling (dog) and Patsy (cow), owned by Amber Viera. Photo Courtesy of Tanya Poepsel

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Stella, owned by Tricia Costa. Photo Courtesy of Tricia Costa

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Nicolas Velasco and Ty. Photo Courtesy of Shannon Velasco


Wizard, owned by Victoria Wymer, leased/loved by Elizabeth Rouse. Neighland/ Lynlee Dutton Photo

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Farnley Chorus Girl, aka Bella, owned by Yvonne Bright. Photo Courtesy of Yvonne Bright




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